The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 30 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.04% 2.21% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.22% 2.26% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,100 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
693 663 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.61% 97.79% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 570 578 338
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) C#
3 38 (57.58%) SQL
4 29 (43.94%) .NET
5 26 (39.39%) Scrum
6 25 (37.88%) C++
7 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
7 20 (30.30%) Java
7 20 (30.30%) MVC
8 19 (28.79%) QA
9 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 17 (25.76%) Degree
11 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
12 14 (21.21%) BDD
13 13 (19.70%) MongoDB
13 13 (19.70%) SDLC
13 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
13 13 (19.70%) T-SQL
14 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (18.18%) Test Planning
14 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (18.18%) Time Management
15 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
15 11 (16.67%) Python
15 11 (16.67%) TDD
16 10 (15.15%) Marketing
16 10 (15.15%) Games
16 10 (15.15%) Finance
16 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.64%) Node.js
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) MongoDB
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (13.64%) Big Data
5 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (6.06%) Riak
7 3 (4.55%) MySQL
7 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (6.06%) Ant
2 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) JMeter
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.03%) Gerrit
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Hudson
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
4 2 (3.03%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.03%) Selenium
4 2 (3.03%) TestNG
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
1 10 (15.15%) Games
1 10 (15.15%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Welsh Language
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.12%) HTML
3 8 (12.12%) XML
4 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) SOAP
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (4.55%) Java EE
6 3 (4.55%) REST
7 2 (3.03%) Akka
7 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.03%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (3.03%) HTML5
7 2 (3.03%) JPA
7 2 (3.03%) jQuery
7 2 (3.03%) JSON
7 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.03%) RESTful
7 2 (3.03%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.15%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) Scrum
3 20 (30.30%) MVC
3 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 14 (21.21%) BDD
5 13 (19.70%) SDLC
6 12 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 12 (18.18%) Time Management
7 11 (16.67%) TDD
8 10 (15.15%) DevOps
8 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 10 (15.15%) Online Marketing
9 9 (13.64%) OOP
10 6 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.09%) Functional Programming
11 5 (7.58%) OO
12 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.55%) Project Management
13 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
14 2 (3.03%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) SQL
3 25 (37.88%) C++
4 20 (30.30%) Java
5 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
5 13 (19.70%) T-SQL
6 11 (16.67%) Python
7 10 (15.15%) PHP
8 9 (13.64%) Ruby
9 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
10 7 (10.61%) VB
11 6 (9.09%) C
11 6 (9.09%) Erlang
11 6 (9.09%) Haskell
11 6 (9.09%) Scala
12 4 (6.06%) Clojure
13 2 (3.03%) Lisp
14 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
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